Centre Constitutes Task Force to Improve Internet Connectivity In Karnataka DistrictsMoS IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar

The Centre has constituted a task force to improve internet connectivity in several districts of Karnataka.

During the recent six-district Jan Ashirwad Yatra in Karnataka by Minister of State in Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) Rajeev Chandrasekhar, there were numerous requests in improving speed and access of Internet Connectivity in some parts of each district. The minister had promised task force would be sent by the ministry to study the same in each district, the IT Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday (8 September).

"In response to this commitment, a MeitY taskforce consisting of officers of National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI) and Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) has swiftly commenced their visit and work. They will visit each district and meet people. They will also visit state government officials and submit a report to minister," the ministry said.

The ministry added that one of the policy priorities of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is to connect all Indians and ensuring the benefits of Digital India programme reach every Indian directly.

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